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Pritzker Prize Goes to Francis Kéré - Architect From West Africa

Using indigenous materials and local symbols, Francis Kéré makes buildings that serve the community he came from. It is this devotion to lifting up the

The Gando Primary School in Gando, Burkina Faso

community he came from that has helped Kéré, 56, earn the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s highest honor, which was announced on Tuesday. more


Walter P Moore Wins Big
at ACEC California

With HKS Architects as the client and Hollywood Park as the owner, Walter P Moore created three seismically independently sound structural systems that support and help define the beautiful project aesthetic.

The Golden State Award is the highest honor ACEC California bestows as part of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards program. "California's engineers and land surveyors congratulate Walter P Moore for winning the Golden State Award for their work on the stadium in which the Big Game is being played," said Brad Diede, Executive Director of ACEC California. more


Winner for Education and Higher Learning

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Collaborate With Brininstool + Lynch on a LEED Gold-Certified Addition to the University of Chicago. he LEED Gold–certified structure comprises an eight-story tower atop a two-story base.

Connecting the ground-floor lobby with the 600 seat university room above is the “Paperclip,” a massive ribb- on of blackened steel that twists through the double height volume: more

New Product Showcase

American Bicycle
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Crystal Window & Doors
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Gold Coast Metal Works
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Hunter Douglas Hospitality
Hunter Douglas’ expertise in customization helps keep our customers around the world at the forefront...

A well-proven, high-performance, translucent fenestration system with energy-efficient performance...
Lawson industries
At Lawson Industries, our mission is to manufacture the finest quality aluminum windows and doors.

Have been transforming space with architectural resin for over 20 years.

Your world leader in coil anodizing, providing our customers with a range of creative possibilities.

McNear Brick                        
Known across North America for our beautiful Thin Brick lines, especially our Sandmold Series of colors.

Miami Awning
For over 88 years Miami Awning has been a nationally recognized innovator in awning design engineering...

Next 2 Natural Turf
At Next 2 Natural Turf, we believe that we can make your dreams come true.

Schweiss Bi-Fold Doors
Schweiss is the go-to door professional. We manufacture and install low maintenance custom...

Sunair Awnings & Solar Screens
Sunair® was established in 1978 as a national manufacturer and distribution of Sun protection...

Surface Elements
Terrazzio is truly unlike any other flooring company.

Invisible protection eliminates etching and staining on the most beautiful Natural Stone countertops.

Innovators - A Look Back


Gyo Obata  
1923 - 2022
“Saarinen’s teachings had an enormous positive influence on me”




Priory Chapel at Saint Louis Abbey.

Obata was an early proponent of sustainable design whose "work is characterised by an efficient use of materials and sense of... more



Max Fordham
1934- 2022
"Max was an acclaimed engineer and pioneer of sustainable building design"




Tate Modern Switch House.

British engineer and "pioneer of sustainable building design", Fordham's work prioritised creativity and "ensuring human comfort by giving... more


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